Nebraska Authors

Edward Fulton Denison

Born 1915-12-18 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 1992-10-23
Washington, DC (USA)

Places Lived

Omaha, NE
Oberlin, OH
Providence, RI
Washington D.C.
Berkeley, CA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Bachelor of Arts, 1936, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Master of Arts, 1938, Brown University, Providence, RI
PhD., 1941, Brown University, Providence, RI


Economics Professor
Assistant Director of Office of Business Economics
United States Department of Commerce Economist
Committee for Economic Development

Places Worked

Brown University, Providence, RI
Brookings Institution (Senior Fellow emeritus in 1985), Washington, D.C.
Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Economics and Statistics Administration, Washington, D.C.
Office of Business Economics, U.S. Commerce Department, Washington, D.C.
University of California, Berkeley, CA


Woytinsky Award, University of Michigan, for Why Growth Rates Differ 1967


American Economic Association
American Statistical Association
International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
National Economists Club
Massachusetts Society of Mayflower Descendants
Sherwood Forest Club


The Sources of Economic Growth in the United States and the Alternatives Before Us. 1962.
The Residual Factor and Economic Growth. 1962.
Why Growth Rates Differ: Postwar Experience in Nine Western Countries. 1967.
Accounting for United States Economic Growth 1929-1969. 1974.
How Japan's Economy Grew So Fast. 1976.
Accounting for Slower Economic Growth: The United States in the 1970's. 1979.
Trends in American Economic Growth 1929-1982. 1985.

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